guilty guilty  /ˈɡɪl ti/


  1. (adj) responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
  2. (adj) showing a sense of guilt


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  1. In all, 26 former Nixon aides and agents have pleaded guilty or been convicted in the scandals known collectively as Watergate.
  2. The firm pleads guilty to bilking the Air Force out of $800,000.
  3. Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 counts of fraud that bilked investors of billions of dollars.


  1. Man guilty of lewd acts on TriMet buses sentenced to prison

    A man guilty of sex abuse for folding women's hair while inappropriately touching himself on TriMet buses is going to prison, but he will not have to register as a sex offender.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: FOX 12 Oregon

  2. Guilty plea in deadly wrong-way crash

    A 23-year-old Broomfield woman pleaded guilty Monday in a wrong-way head-on crash that killed her boyfriend and injured two other people in Westminster.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KMGH 7 Denver

  3. Guilty plea in Johnston hit and run

    Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder and other charged in death of pedestrian
    on June 25, 2013     Source: ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville


  1. Landis said in his admission: "I don't feel guilty at all about having doped. I did what I did because that's what we [cyclists] did, and it was a choice I had to make after 10 years or 12 years of hard work to get there, and that was a decision I...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Floyd Landis Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I was both angry and I was repulsed by the reception of a convicted bomber guilty of a huge terrorist crime received on his return to Libya," Brown told reporters. "When I met (Libyan leader) Colonel (Moamer) Kadhafi over the summer I made...
    on Aug 19, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: AFP

  3. "I'm here to tell you right off the bat that I am not guilty of any criminal wrongdoing," Blagojevich said. "I will fight until I take my last breath."
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: NPR

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